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TNU PA Director


Trevecca Nazarene University invites applicants for the position of Program Director of the Physician Assistant Program which offers a Master of Medicine in Physician Assistant Studies.  The program admits 60 students per year and has a thirty four year history of excellence in PA education.

Trevecca Nazarene University seeks an experienced leader who is dynamic, enthusiastic, and has a proven record of collaboration and excellence in physician assistant education.    Responsibilities of this position include department organization and administration; accreditation maintenance; continuous program evaluation and review; fiscal management; budget and grant development; mentorship and evaluation of faculty; scholarly activities; and service to the college and community.   The Program Director reports directly to the Associate Provost/Academic Dean of the university. This is a full-time (12 month) faculty appointment with eligibility for tenure.

 Required Qualifications:

•             Applicants must be graduates of an accredited physician assistant program or medical school and have current NCCPA certification or certification by an ABMS or AOA-approved specialty board and have:

•             Current licensure (or eligibility) to practice in the state of Tennessee

•             Minimum four years clinical practice experience

•             Minimum four years teaching experience in an academic or healthcare related setting

•             Graduate degree required (master’s minimum, doctorate preferred) from an accredited, higher education institution

•             Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills

•             Ability to facilitate faculty development and manage personnel

•             Experience with academic issues related to physician assistant education and accreditation requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

•             Earned doctoral degree (e.g., EdD, PhD, MD or DO)

•             Evidence of effective leadership and management skills in higher education

•             Demonstrated commitment to student achievement and success

•             Record of successful scholarship commensurate with the rank of Associate Professor

•             Experience with ARC-PA accreditation processes

•             Position Availability:  July 1, 2013


Trevecca Nazarene University offers an excellent benefits package and retirement plan. 

Application Procedure:

To apply, please visit the Trevecca Nazarene University web site at and download a faculty/administrator application.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, faculty/administrator application, philosophy of administration, and contact information for three professional references to Whitney Casey at  The position will remain open until filled.  For full consideration, please apply by February 28, 2013.

Please no agencies or telephone calls.